SS vocab 2

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mandate of heaven

god given heavens orders

dynastic cycle

historical pattern of the rise, decline, replacment of dynasties

feudalism

nobles are granted land that belongs to their king in exchange for loyalty, military service and protection

filial piety

respect shown by children for their parents and elders

bureaucracy

system of departments and agencies formed to carry out the work of government

Daoism

philosophy of "go with the flow" and do not change nature

Legalism

philosophy like the Hammurabi code that the political group found

Yin/Yang

chinese thought that two powers that govern the natural rhythms of life

autocracy

ruler has unlimited power and uses it in an arbitrary manner

confucianism

system of philosophical and ethnical teachings founded by Confucius

civil service

employees are hired on the bases of their scores on examinations

monopoly

groups exclusive control over the production and distribution of certain goods

assimilation

adoption at a conquerors culture by a conquered people

silk road

system of ancient caravan routes across central asia along which traders carried silk and other trade goods

patriarchal

father is head of family

matriarchal

mother is head of famil

indo-european

group of semi nomadic people who began to migrate from southern russia to the indian sub continent

steppes

dry, grass covered plains

migration

act of moving from one place to another

aryan

indo-european people who began to migrate into the indian sub continent

vedas

four collections of sacred writings produced by the aryans during an early stage of there settlement in India

brahmin

in aryan society, a member of the social class made up of priests

caste

one of the four classes of people in the social system of the Aryans who settled in India

Mahabharata

a great indian epic poem reflecting the strugges of the Aryans as they moved south of india

Tamil

language of southern india also the people who spoke it

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